Cole McFaul

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Cole McFaul is a Research Analyst at the Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET), where he mainly focuses on emerging technology issues in the Asia-Pacific and China’s science and technology ecosystem. Prior to joining CSET, Cole researched the political economy of China’s international engagement strategies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center at Stanford University. Cole holds a B.A. in Political Science and an M.A. in East Asian Studies from Stanford University.

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